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MandrakeSecure.net: Introduction to msec

Apr 03, 2002, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vincent Danen)

[ Thanks to Phil Lavigna for this link. ]

"The Mandrake-Security package, more commonly known as msec, has been one of the base packages in Mandrake Linux since it was first introduced in version 7.0. Since that time, msec has undergone a lot of changes, most notably the transformation from being a series of shell scripts in 8.1 to the python-based system it is currently in 8.2...

"The basic functionality of msec has, however, remained the same. Every user, consciously or not, has used msec to some degree. DrakX, the Mandrake Linux GUI installer, when asking what security level you wish to have on your system (Low, Medium, High) is calling msec to secure your system..."

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